KIDNEYcon
Transforming Kidney Care and Research
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KIDNEYcon 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas
April 6-7, 2018


KIDNEYcon is an annual conference designed to provide updates in the latest advances in kidney care in a hands-on collaborative format. A key component of KIDNEYcon's mission is to build enthusiasm for the field of nephrology among residents and fellows. We also aim to facilitate collaborative research projects among participants of the conference. The conference is a platform for nephrologists and medicine trainees to interact with experts from across the nation and learn about and discuss recent advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease. The conference will feature six hands-on workshops that simulate realistic practice conditions, the Nephrology Education Summit which will focus on innovations in education within the nephrology field, and a scientific and clinical conference focusing on AKI and liver disease and kidney stones

KIDNEYcon 2018 will feature six workshops

1) The Kidney Biopsy Academy
2) Interventional Nephrology
3) Vascular Ultrasound for Assessment of Volume Status Workshop
4) Kidney Pathology Workshop
5) NephroTalk- Communication Workshop

6) Acid base, fluids/electrolytes Workshop     

The Friday afternoon session will feature the KIDNEYcon Education Summit. This will feature talks focused on education innovations in medical school, residency, fellowship, and attending education. 


 

Friday, April 6, 2018
Workshops @ UAMS
Education Summit @ Clinton Presidential Center
JEOPARDY! @ The Little Rock Marriott

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Workshops @ UAMS
Conference @ The Little Rock Marriot

 

 
 
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses
— Sir William Osler